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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Crosslake School: Board approves pre-K application
Winter weather advisory continues
Crosslake student receives honorable mention in Mayor for a Day essay contest
Resident input sought on Pequot Lakes comp plan
UW-Madison announces area winter graduates
4th-grade Patriots take second
PL 6th-graders consolation champs
Crosslake archers fourth in Hill City
Taking the classroom to the lake
Second golden eagle captured and released at Camp Ripley
Etta Mae Heuberger
Margaret Mary Baxter
Wayne A Hardy
Gerald O. Lehn
3 things for better health - Feb. 19
Heart healthy eating
Pets of the Week
Senior Menus: Feb. 19-23, 2018
Chef's Hat: It's time to lighten up your meals
Commentary: Liars required for 'fake news' to proliferate
The Cracker Barrel: Feeding the birds
Faith Column: Transcendent truth
Browser: Keep reading to earn your mug
The Last Windrow: Remembering a boy's first adventure with family rifle
letters to the editor
Shh...It's a Surprise
Births: Jan. 27, 2018
Jay and Marilyn Brutsman -
Brogle Family 5
Elmer and Val Stephan
Little Falls Flyers
February 6, 2018
Area Girls Basketball: Semmler scores 1,000 point in PRB victory
PINE RIVER—Alyssa Semmler scored her 1,000th career point after totalling 17 points and 10 rebounds in the Pine River Backus Tigers' 67-29 win over the Wadena-Deer Creek Wolverines Monday. Gabby Rainwater scored 19 points and pulled down 10 rebounds for the Tigers, who have...
February 6, 2018 - 2:30am
December 2, 2017
Prep Football: Brainerd heads all-area team
State or bust. The Brainerd lakes area was blessed with four state-qualifying teams, including Class 3A state champion Pierz. That level of success...
December 2, 2017 - 11:00am
November 23, 2017
Volleyball: 15 players make all-area team
With a Section 6-1A title, and a fourth-place finish in the Class 1A state tournament, the Wadena-Deer Creek Wolverines highlight this year's...
November 23, 2017 - 3:00am
September 18, 2017
Area Volleyball: Pine River-Backus Tigers win championship at 32nd annual Barb Neprud Invitational
CROSBY—Rylie Hirschey registered 71 set assists and Alyssa Semmler cranked 42 kills to lead the Pine River-Backus Tigers to the championship at the 32nd annual Barb Neprud Invitational Saturday. The Crosby-Ironton Rangers finished fourth and were led by Kylie Monson with 19...
September 18, 2017 - 6:15am
January 17, 2017
Area Girls Basketball: Lane, Patriots outscore Gobblers
PEQUOT LAKES—Olivia Lane poured in 28 points and grabbed 14 rebounds to lead the Pequot Lakes Patriots to a 67-45 non-conference win over the Aitkin Gobblers Tuesday. Corina Ruud added 14 points and Kristin Skog was credited with seven assists for the 11-1 Patriots. Taylor Ehnstrom...
January 17, 2017 - 11:02pm
January 1, 2017
Area Boys Hockey: Lightning capture championship
RIVER FALLS, Wis.—Josh Maucieri scored two goals and the Northern Lakes Lightning captured the championship in the Wildcat Hockey Tournament with a 3-2 victory over the River Falls Wildcats Saturday. Maucieri rallied the Lightning from a 2-1 deficit by scoring the game's last...
January 1, 2017 - 9:54pm
April 22, 2016
Area Track & Field: Pequot sweeps Pillager invite
PILLAGER—Reid Pierzinski won the 300-meter hurdles and placed second in two other events to lead the Pequot Lakes boys to victory in Thursday's Pillager Invite. The Pequot Lakes girls also won and were led by Chloe Bermel who won the 100 and 200 dashes, Grace McGuire the 400...
April 22, 2016 - 9:09am
April 20, 2016
Patriots sweep Staples-Motley
PEQUOT LAKES—Kathryn Miska pitched two complete games for the undefeated Pequot Lakes Patriots who swept the Staples-Motley Cardinals 13-4...
April 20, 2016 - 1:59pm
February 19, 2016
Area Boys Basketball: Bueckers scores 1,000th point in PRB victory
PINE RIVER—Konrad Bueckers tallied his 1,000th career point by scoring 22 in the Pine River-Backus Tigers' 88-38 win over the Hill City Hornets...
February 19, 2016 - 8:42am
January 8, 2016
Area Girls Basketball: Semmler's big shot lifts PR-B
PINE RIVER—Alyssa Semmler's basket with 1.3 seconds left gave the Pine River-Backus Tigers a 38-37 victory over the Nevis Tigers in a Northwoods Conference nailbiter Thursday. Semmler finished with 13 points and her winning basket capped a PR-B comeback after trailing by 11 with...
January 8, 2016 - 8:36am
October 21, 2015
Area Cross Country: Pequot Lakes boys capture PRC title
MENAHGA - Reid Pierzinski finished third with a time of 17:21 and the Pequot Lakes Patriots placed four boys in the top seven to win the Park Region Conference meet Tuesday. Following Pierzinski for the Patriots were Tony Fitzer who finished fourth.
October 21, 2015 - 9:38am
October 12, 2015
Area Volleyball: Patriots finish third
SAUK RAPIDS - Brittny Bzdok grounded 26 kills to help Pequot Lakes place third at the Sauk Rapids-Rice Invite Saturday. Laura Squires led all Patriots with 53 digs, which also helped her earn her 1,000 career dig. The Patriots opened with a 2-1 win over Robbinsdale Cooper before...
October 12, 2015 - 1:16pm
October 9, 2015
Area Girls Tennis: Patriots advance past Pierz
PEQUOT LAKES - Haley Wiebolt picked up her 150th career victory helping the top-seeded Pequot Lakes Patriots to a 7-0 victory over No. 4 Pierz...
October 9, 2015 - 10:58pm